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Finding the right reporting solution

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Within one of our projects we are in the process of selecting a reporting solution to can match Microsoft Access’s reporting functionality. A couple of weeks ago, a Microsoft product manager gave a presentation on Sql Server 2005 and its Reporting Services. Today, a representative of Business Obj...

September 15, 2005

The PDC as we speak…

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Maybe you’ve missed it, but in case you did, the 2005 Professional Developers Conference is ongoing as we speak. Check out the site and get updated on the latest Visual Studio 2005 and Longhorn articles, webcasts, and announcements. And while you’re on it, ensure you assign MSDN Blogs as your sta...

September 15, 2005

Visual Studio 2005 Release Candidate Available for Download

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If you’re lucky, and you have an MSDN subscription, then you can now download the release candidate of Visual Studio 2005. It seems that this is the last public release until the final version becomes available.

September 13, 2005

Attach to process….doesn’t work

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In one of my customer’s VS.NET solutions, we use IIS to host a .NET Remoting object. Somehow, VS.NET fails to attach to IIS when we debug our client application (which in this case is a Windows Forms application). Luckely, James Avery’s Visual Studio Hacks pointed me at a macro that allows us to ...

September 12, 2005

Visual Studio Hacks

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I recently bought the book Visual Studio Hacks by James Avery (published by O’reilly). It is a great collection on tips & tricks on Visual Studio 2003. It even includes a set of tips for the upcoming Visual Studio 2005. I was also happy to see that he recomments most of the 3rd party tools I ...

September 12, 2005